Welcome to Austen House named after Jane Austen, the very influential and successful writer of the 19th Century at a time when men dominated all areas of influence. Her novels have left a legacy for all aspirational young women.
“Pictures of perfection make me sick and wicked” – Jane Austen
Who was Jane Austen?
Jane Austen was a 19th Century English novelist who challenged social perceptions about British landed gentry and wrote many novels, including “Pride and Prejudice”.
Head of House: Mrs Higgins
“I am very excited about leading House Austen this year. House Austen values friendship, enthusiasm and teamwork and I hope to see lots of it in the coming year! Just as Jane Austen inspired many with her legacy, I am sure all House Austen staff and pupils will look to inspire and help each other to reach our personal and House goals!” Mrs Higgins
House Captain: Libby Manning
“Being vice-captain and now captain of House Austen has given me the privilege of seeing us work as a team to achieve a common goal despite the difficult circumstances last year threw at us. The unity and dedication of our house has been an amazing opportunity to play a part in. I’m looking forward to diving right back in this year and going for the win!”